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Keepod Unite Wants To Bring PCs to Nairobi’s Poorest Residents

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http://techcrunch.com – Israeli startup Keepod and LiveInSlums, an NGO, have united to launch an important project, Keepod Unite, that seeks to bring personal computers to the slums of Mathare in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. The team is currently seeking $38,000 on Indiegogo and will use the funds to distribute 1,500 Keepod devices, a secure operating system that runs from a USB drive, and a total of 50 recycled PCs in Mathare, as well as open community computer hubs. About 500,000 Mathare inhabitants lack basic services such as drinkable water, plumbing, and waste disposal. Why is it important to get PCs to peop (IT news)